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Alexandra Paio

Supervisor ESR13 and ESR14; co-supervisor ESR1 - Host coordinator

Bachelor in Architecture, Master in Urban design and PhD in Architecture and Urbanism. Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture and Urbanism at ISCTE-IUL. Director of the PhD Program in Architecture of Contemporary Metropolitan Territories. Scientific coordinator and Researcher at Vitruvius FabLab-IUL and DINÂMIA’CET ISCTE-IUL research center. Co-Director of MDI - Master in Digital Innovation for Design Practices partnership SCTE-IUL and Faculty of Architecture, Porto University. Local Manager of the “OIKOnet. A global multidisciplinary network on housing research and learning” European project Lifelong Learning Programme (539369-LLP-1-ES-ERASMUS-ENW) and researcher on TEL@FTELa - Technology Enhanced Learning at Future Teacher Education Lab (PTDC/MHC-CED/0588/2014). Her main research interests are: Computational Design, Digital tools and processes to support the creative design, Participatory design and public urban spaces, Interactive architecture, Shape Grammars and Digital Fabrication.


Participation in structured courses (RMT, TS)


Participation in network activities (Workshops, Summer Schools, Conferences, Secondments)

Lisbon Workshops


WS1 Design, planning and building affordable and sustainable housing


Valencia Summer schools


Summer School 2: Inclusive co-design and community planning of affordable and sustainable housing



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